Instagram Is Testing a TikTok-Like Editing Tool for Stories

Instagram Reels

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Scroll to the bottom for more information. These can come from other videos or even a popular song. While this may or may not have directly influenced Snapchat's declining popularity, it definitely helped Instagram get where it is today.

First there was Vine, then Tiktok... and now Instagram Reels?

Instagram is working on a new tool for its main application that would allow users to create TikTok-style videos.

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It offers users a raft if colourful modification and editing tools including overlaying music, sound, animated stickers, filters and augmented reality (AR) for creating short videos. With all that in mind, it may take awhile before we can make use of this new feature.

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Instagram has now launched the new feature under the Reels moniker in Brazil. In an effort to encourage viral hits, public Reels have the chance to land on the Top Reels section in the Explore tab. Stein said that the feature would be available on Android and iOS in the country, but declined to comment on plans to launch it in additional markets. Swipe to the right on the Instagram app and you'll find Reels nestled among Boomerang and Super-Zoom modes within Stories. Also like the standard Stories you can make them permanent by putting them up among your Highlights.

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News of the feature comes nearly a month after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, expressed censorship concerns over TikTok during a speech at Georgetown University.

When you're done, you can then post your Reels to Stories, or Close Friends, to send it to people as a message. It's appears to be a lot like Reels but with added effects.

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